The 5 Highest-Paying States for Electricians: 2023

May 13, 2024
See which states topped the charts in terms of compensation.

The five highest-paying states for electricians in 2023 have been revealed thanks to the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics in its updated Occupational Employment and Wages Study from May 2023. This year, the same five states from last year's ranking made the list, however the positions of the top three have shifted. Click through the slides to see which state claimed the top spot in this year's ranking.

This gallery ranks the states that boast the highest pay for electricians in descending order; keep in mind that these rankings do not take cost of living into consideration.

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Michael Morris

Michael Morris is Editor for EC&M. He is also Editor for EC&M's sister publications Electrical Wholesaling and Electrical Marketing. Email him at [email protected].

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